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Thomas Costello
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Thomas Costello

Thomas Costello is a Northeast Ohioan by birth and a Columbus, Ohioan by address. He covers the Columbus Crew for Massive Report and Ohio State Women’s Basketball for Land-Grant Holy Land, on top of freelance opportunities. Thomas is married with three kids, who spend their free time hanging around at home and enjoying the great indoors or exploring areas new areas of Columbus. You can read more of his writing here.

Big Ten Women's Soccer Championship in Columbus

In 1994, the Big Ten athletic conference began an annual postseason tournament of the best teams within the conference. The single-elimination tournament gives teams a chance to punch their ticket to the NCAA Division I women’s soccer tournament, with the Big Ten tournament champion receiving an…

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A Brief History of Women’s Basketball in Columbus, Ohio

Women’s basketball is growing fast. The WNBA, America’s top professional league, saw its TV ratings rise 19% in 2022 year over year. The league is celebrating their most viewed season in the 14 years on ESPN. On the college side, the NCAA rebranded the women’s tournament to match the men’s, changing…

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Visitor's Guide to Lower.com Field

Visiting Lower.com Field: What to do, how to prepare and the ins and outs of the new stadium In 1999, the Columbus Crew, an MLS Original Team, began playing at the first soccer specific stadium in the history of America’s top division. Then, in 2021, they became the first top-flight team to have two…

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